Faculty Group Practice Nurse-Medicine (Floater)

New York NY
Sep 25, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Nurse- floater for the division of Medicine.

In this role, the successful candidate Floater role reporting to the Department of Medicines FGP Medical Director, responsible for carrying out patient care responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the steps in the nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis, and identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based on established NYUHC Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the initial plan of care with the provider (physicians or nurse practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a comprehensive patient centered plan of care to achieve expected outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn protocols from multiple medical specialties to cover in the floater role.
    Participates in center-based quality and performance improvement program consistent with service and departmental programs.
    Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.
    Supports the missions, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, Departments of Nursing, and service line.
    Collects patient healthcare data systematically and, on an on-going basis, using appropriate assessment techniques and instruments.
  • Participates in coordination of unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
    Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development.
    Maintains an awareness of current evidence-based practices and uses research data applicable to patient care.
    Analyzes assessment data to determine diagnoses.
  • Collaborates with the members of the interdisciplinary team and promotes collegial relationships.
    Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
    Participates in clinical inquiry and activities to foster an evidence-based practice.
    Identifies expected outcomes and anticipates unexpected or adverse outcomes as individualized to the patient.
    Demonstrates knowledge of the NYUMC Service Standards and incorporates into the performance of responsibilities.
    Utilizes resources to meet individual learning needs and promote professional development in clinical practice.
  • Participates in quality improvement programs and activities that promote patient, family/caregiver, physician and staff satisfaction.
    Provides emergency care in accordance with the Centers policy. Escort patients to the ED when needed.
    Participates in designated activities related to standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies.
    Develops a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
    Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Implements interventions identified in the plan of care.
    Evaluates the patients progress toward attainment of expected outcomes.
    Educates the patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
    Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care activities.

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

Assist the doctor with skin testing, administer allergy injections and complete all duties of the injection room, keep medication samples well stocked.
Maintain scratch trays and administer Travel immunization/vaccinations.
Provide patient education around diagnosis (cholesterol, diabetes, asthma).

Minimum Qualifications:

A Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is highly preferred; a Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing requires a minimum of one year experience in conjunction with plans to earn a baccalaureate degree required.

Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York licensure is required. BCLS is also required.

Fluent written and spoken English language skills necessary. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities needed also required.

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:

ACLS certification. Spoken mastery of a second language strongly preferred. Allergy certification and experience.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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